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Best Places To Stay in Dehradun

Dehradun is a beautiful hill station situated in the foothills of the Shivalik ranges in the Garhwal region. You will find the best and unique places to stay in Dehradun. It is the capital of the Indian state of Uttarakhand and is a very popular hill station among tourists and honeymooners. The town is also known for its historic civilization as well as the vast number of adventurous options available. This Himalayan town is the host of the vibrant terrain of valleys, rivers flowing, streams, landscapes etc. On the spiritual side you get to see the ancient temples and on the adventurous side, you will love hue with paragliding, river rafting, skiing, and angling. The 6-sided Ghanta Ghar clock tower and the Paltan Bazaar to the southwest is enough to keep you busy while walking around the streets or busy shopping.
Other than this it is a popular picnic spot as well with numerous parks, bird sanctuaries, etc. Not just this you will enjoy visiting the Sikh temple Gurdwara Nanaksar, that is topped with ornate white and golden domes. Then towards the Clement Town to the city’s southwest, you will find the Mindrolling Monastery which is a Tibetan Buddhist centre with the shrine rooms in its Great Stupa. You will be amazed to witness ancient temples and their ruins that are almost 2000 years old.
Bordered by the Ganges and Yamuna Rivers of India the city has a pleasant climate and provides a gateway to few of the most popular hill stations like Nainital, Mussoorie etc., and pilgrim places like Haridwar and Rishikesh. The hill station receives high amounts of rain during the monsoon season and is chilly during the winters. As it is part of the Princely Garhwal State the locals are influenced by Garhwali customs and values.
Have a look at the best and unique places to stay in Dehradun for a memorable time here.

Popular Packages

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Family Outing and Stay at Magpie Cottage, Uttarakhand 2D 1N ₹ 3500 3.0 star View Details
Stay at Hotel Snow Cliff, Lansdowne 2D 1N ₹ 3300 3.0 star View Details
Corporate Team Outing at a Camp in Dhanoulti 2D 1N ₹ 1500 4.0 star View Details
Corporate Team Outing and Camping in Dhanaulti 2D 1N ₹ 1500 4.0 star View Details
Resort Stay at Almora 1D 1N ₹ 5000 4.0 star View Details
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    About the activity: Magpie Cottage is a beautiful lodge which has been tastefully furnished and it has three rooms with en suite facilities and a fully equipped kitchen, ideal for self-cooking. Surrounded by lovely gardens and a stream, this place is easily accessible...

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    Lansdowne
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    About the activity:  Come and spend quality time with your loved ones at Hotel Snow Cliff, Lansdowne, a resort which is especially for those people in search of peace, leisure and relaxation.You can unwind and enjoy a stress free time enjoying the endless bounty of Mot...

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    Dhanaulti
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    About the Activity:Participate in this exciting outing along with your team and feel the fun and thrill while enjoying your stay in Dhanoulti.This exciting experience begins as soon as you reach Dhanoulti from Delhi.Get a warm welcome with some drinks on your arrival.Enj...

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    Dhanaulti
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    About the Activity:Indulge in this exciting team outing experience at Dhanoulti and get a chance to know your team mates better.Start your tour after reaching the tour locality and get ready for the day.Indulge in some exciting rope activities like burma bridge, parallel...

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    Almora
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    About the Activity:If peace, calm and a little spirituality is what you are craving for, head to this amazing resort in Jageshwar, 31km from Almora.Right in the lap of green hills, amidst Deodar forests and boasting of a 360 degree view of the Nanda Kot range, the resort...

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    Mussoorie
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    About the Activity:Not far from the famous Kempty waterfall on the Mussoorie-Yamunotri road, the resort is a pleasant weekend getaway from Delhi.The resort's proximity to Mussoorie makes it a good destination to explore the famous hill station.The mountain air is fresh a...

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    Mussoorie
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    About the Activity: Karma Vilas Resort is a Victorian style villa which is reminiscent of the bygone era. This hotel is a perfect blend of old world charm and modern day convenience. With adventure sports and number on interesting activities, this hotel ensures you ar...

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    About the Activity:Exciting team outing in Chopta awaits you! Make your bonds stronger with your team by indulging in this wonderful experience.Start this tour after reaching the tour locality in Chopta from Delhi and get ready for the day.Indulge in some exciting activi...

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    Dehradun
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    About the Activity: Soothing ambience, spacious rooms and delicious food will make your visit at Blue Pine Resort at Lansdowne, an unforgettable experience. All the rooms are located amidst the imposing mountains along with the picturesque view of lush green valleys. ...

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    Dehradun
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    About the activity: You can enjoy a fairytale worthy and lovely stay at the Walterre Resort in Dehradun, as it is in the heart of rolling mountains and floating mists. The resort has a unique charm in its interiors and lures guests to its breezy, sunny, open spaces. A ...

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    Dehradun
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    About the activity: Experience a stay in the Forest Rajaji National Park with your friends and family on your next holiday to experience true wildlife excitement! Forest RajaJi National Park offers a comfortable staying option to people visiting Rishikesh and it offers ...

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    Camping Amidst Nature in Chakrata
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    Chakrata is a secluded hilly town in the Dehradun district. This town is loner's delight as it is away from the hustle bustle of the large cities. Camping and trekking are the best activities to do here as it is secluded and unharmed with human development.About the camp...

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    About the Activity:An exclusive 600-metre trek through the scenic pine and deodar forest cover is the only way to reach the resorts, which is part of our premium Black collection of exquisite holiday destinations. The stone and wood villas are made from old-world British...

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    About the Activity:This women's resort is right on the riverbed, with an expansive view of the forest and hills. Away from the hustle-bustle of the city life, it serves as an ideal getaway for women juggling with a hundred things while in the city.During your stay, you c...

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    Delight in this enthralling cottage stay in Jeolikot, Uttarakhand. Set in the picturesque landscapes of this beautiful state- get ready to be mesmerized by the lush-greenery and stunning landscapes surrounding you throughout your stay here. An idyllic getaway desti...

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Attractions

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Chopta-Tungnath Trek

Chopta Tungnath trek is a relatively unexplored trekking destination, which is known for its mesmerizing scenic beauty. The trek towards Tungnath, the 3 from Tungnath takes you to Chandrashila, which is situated at an altitude of 4,000 meters above sea level.

Chopta is blessed with rich flora and fauna as it is located in the midst of dense forests, with a beautiful floor of rhododendrons, interspersed by deodar and pine trees. During the first one and half kilometers, you will pass through a sea of brightly coloured rhododendrons and silver oak forests. Following this the vista opens to green alpine meadows which take you to the Tungnath temple.

According to folklore, the arms of Lord Shiva are believed to have emerged here. On trekking a kilometer further ahead, you will reach the Chandrashila peak from where you get spectacular views of the snow capped peaks of the Himalayas glistening in the sun rays. The grassy meadows of the region make it an ideal spot for camping too.

Chopta is well-connected by roadways connecting Guptakashi and Gopeshwar. The weather is lovely and the views are simply breathtaking.

Best season: May to June and August to September

Duration: 3 Days

Altitude: 3680 m

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Deer Park

After Rajaji National Par, Malsi Deer Park is the most visited wildlife centre in Dehradun. This is a mini zoological park turned out to be one of the favourite picnic spots or hangout places in the city, ideal for family outings or school excursions. The herds of deer meandering freely in their habitat through the scenic Malsi reserve forest area ensures an amazing sight before the eyes of its visitors, incomparably beautiful. Unlimited number of birds can also be found inside the park together giving a mind blowing views. For kids, there are fun rides and space for games also. The weekend witnesses the flooding of people towards the park. The park is situated just 10 KM away from Dehradun city at Mussoorie Road.
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Tapkeshwar Temple

Dehradun houses one of its most visited temples, Tapkeshwar where Lord Shiva is the presiding deity. Blessed by natural extravagant sights abundantly, the prominent feature of this temple is the main Shivlinga that is kept sacredly inside a cave.

The temple resides by the side of thick forests and the natural cave drops water from the roof little by little to give away the Shivlinga more beauty and in turn it appears as an amusing spectacle. The temple is existing in a location which is easily accessible, it is hardly six kilometers away from the city.

Shivratri is the biggest festival celebrated at the temple when thousands of pilgrims come and pay tribute to the deity. The cool sulphur- water springs are an additional feature the temple proudly possesses within it. The devotees will take a bath in these springs before they enter inside the temple.
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Guchhupani, Rober's Cave

An authentic picnic spot for fun lovers and couples, Gucchupani or as officially known as Cobber’s Cave in Dehradun. The cold springs inside a natural cave are the attractive factor of Gucchupani, the unusual springs go underneath through some places inside the cave.

There are a number of small and large waterfalls as well exhibiting the natural beauty at its level best and thus a thorough refreshing time will be promised to its visitors, regardless of the season. The cave is located just 8 KM away from Dehradun city, one can reach until Vijaypur by bus and then have to take a trekking route of 1 KM to reach the caves. As the caves with rifts in it give away the best soothing time to mind and body especially during summer.
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Asan Barrage

A barrage located at the confluence of Eastern Yamuna Canal and Asan River is Asan Barrage in Doon Valley, Dehradun. The barrage contributes well in the process of electricity generation and the dam is the reason for the creation of the Asan Reservoir or Dhalipur Lake. An adorning spot for bird lovers, the surrounding acts as a haven for 53 species of native birds and 19 types of migratory birds. Recently this man-made wetland is declared as a bird sanctuary as well.

The Asan River also has a prominent significant when we talk about Asan Barrage as the river is a combination of different streams in the Doon valley. GMVN water sports complex near the barrage is quite famous for providing the thrilling water activities like water skiing, rowing, paddle boating, kayaking, double waters skiing, mono-skiing and motor boating.
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Robber's Cave

Witness the miracle of Nature at the Robber’s Cave, which is approximately 8km from Dehradun. Robber’s Cave is a 600 M elongated naturally formed cave. A river passes through this cave making this place a perfect picnic spot for family and friends. 

The weird and wonderful thing about this place is that a stream of water miraculously appears in the Robbers Cave and vanishes under the ground and then reappears a few yards further.  It is a very pristine and peaceful place and hence intrigues several tourists. Robber’s cave is a must-visit place when in Dehradun.

Timings- 7 AM to 6 PM

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Kalsi

A small village set on the outskirts of Dehradun, Kalsi is known for its calm environment and breathtaking Himalayan views. This charming village is located at a height of 780m and forms its boundary at the confluence of River Yamuna and Tons. The most popular attraction of this village is the Ashokan Rock Edict, a monument that has quite significance in Indian history. Ashoka, the Great Mauryan King was engraved in this Edict in 253 BC.

Apart from it, Kalsi is famous for its ancient architecture, beautiful views, picnic spots, and water streams. Dak Pathar is another popular place to visit in this village. One can enjoy popular activities, such as boating, water skiing, sailing, swimming, canoeing, camping, and trekking. One can also go fishing after receiving a permit from the concerned authorities of the village.

Location: Dehradun-Chakrata Road, Uttarakhand -248158

Best time to visit: Summer is the best time to visit Kalsi.

Timings: Anytime.

Entry Fee: No Entry Fee.

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Har ki Dun

This trek is a delight for the travellers of all seasons. It is nestled below Har ki Dun peak in Uttarakhand and takes you to some of the most spectacular Himalayan trails. Alpine, meadows, lush green hillside, Rhododendrons flowers, pine forests, frozen glaciers, basins, ancient temples, pristine Tamsa river, and quaint hamlets are some of the sites that will leave you mesmerized in wonder and amazement.

This is also the only trek where you will get the combined view of Swargarohini – I, II, III, Bandarpoonch, Black peak, and Ruinsara mountain peaks. This cradle-shaped valley is sparsely populated with 3,000-year-old villages. The slow-paced village life will fill your senses with the utmost calm and the sunrise from this valley is just breathtaking.  The valley is spiritually linked the Duryodhana, who is worshipped religiously in these villages. The trek is accessible through Govind National Park, which is itself a perfect site for exotic flora and fauna.

Location: Dehradun to Sankri

Best Season: Round the year except for Monsoon season.

Duration: 7 days.

Altitude: 12,000 Ft.

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Traveller Tales From Dehradun

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Dipika Sinha

17 January 2017

A great getaway from Delhi beautiful resort, great food and beautiful

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Chandrakin Varma

15 March 2016

Good resort, experience power cuts here and there, but otherwise the overall experience was really nice and we had an amazing time.

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Dwaipayan Bhattacharya

08 March 2016

A gorgeous gorgeous resort, this is amongst the best places in Lansdowne to stay and it is indeed a place where you can see the pines bathed in the warm dawn of every morning... ok I am getting too poe...

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Anand Gill

18 December 2015

Uttarakhand is damn beautiful and Lansdowne is certainly an asset to this state. I loved the entire experience. I so wanted a break from the busy city life and this place was something that I had just

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Himani Dhawan

18 March 2016

This was complete family outing. M glad my parents picked this place. We all loved the place - its damn peaceful. Great experience guys.

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Nalini Marar

03 December 2015

the resort is located at an awesome place. you can touch the clouds here and the beauty is so good here...i love the food a lot...the staff was also polite and helpful... :)

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Saraswati Achari

03 December 2015

it is one unforgettable journey for me and my family. loved the resort, the staff very helpful. food was toooo delicious...please do visit at least once.. also the best part was the location and also a...

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Shivakari Talwar

10 November 2015

My partner and I had a blast while we stayed here for our second honeymoon and it was an amazing experience for us. There were so many things to enjoy around here and the view here was simply breathtak

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Devi Mishra

19 October 2015

The resort was good and calm. had gone for an office trip so was filled with our gang. they had organised good activities and food was good too. but i i was amazed with view and location. we were lucky...

What You Should Know More About Stays in Dehradun

  • Q. Which are the best resorts to stay in Dehradun?

    Situated at the foothills of the Himalayas between the sacred Ganges on the East and the Yamuna on the West, this romantic hill station has a lot to serve. To explore the scenic city and its surrounding regions that are full of uniformly scenic vistas, there are a plenty of resorts in the vicinity of this destination. Dehradun is rich in heritage and is bestowed with intense cultural significance and is the go-to place for travellers. Have a look at few best resorts:

    •    Lemon Tree Hotel, Dehradun
    •    Hotel Doon Castle UNA Smart
    •    Hotel Saffron Leaf
    •    Rio Resort
    •    Hotel Forest Avenue
    •    Shaheen Bagh (a boutique resort & spa)
    •    The Sal Woods - Forest Retreat and Spa

  • Q. Which are the best places to camp stays in Dehradun?

    When you know summers are approaching and you can take leaves over a weekend, then the first thought runs in your mind is the camping and bonfire. Dehradun is the place for camping and the nearby destinations offer ample spots to go for camping near the river and enjoy cool breeze all along. Summer is the best time to materialize your long dreamed vacation to explore a new place via camping. Take on with the adventure sports like rafting, camping and trekking in the hilly region - Dehradun offers all. Let's see few camping spots to stay in Dehradun.
    • Nibba Tibba trek
    • Dayara Bugyal trekking
    • Kedarnath Peak
    • Har Ki dun
    • Camp Theva
    • Rupin pass
    • Roop Kund
    • Shivpuri
    • Corbett National Park

  • Q. Which are the best homestays in Dehradun?

    Dehradun is a tiny little heaven for the traveller from across the world. This city offers everything to the people coming here - from cultural experiences to adventure, from heritage visits to temples, from camping to shopping - you get everything. For this, there are a plenty of homestays in Dehradun that offer good quality rooms, neat and clean and complimentary breakfast as well (optional) - all this a very cheap price, what's more, we want. These are few that you can look for:

    •    Dehradun Homestay
    •    Hotel Doon Castle UNA Smart
    •    Shinura Nature Retreat
    •    Paradise Homestay
    •    Pehal Inn
    •    Hotel Heritage
    •    Tapasya Home Stay
    •    The Solitaire
    •    Gorayya Homestay
    •    Hotel Aketa Dehradun

  • Q. What are the best romantic resorts in Dehradun?

    Dehradun is a tiny hill station on the foothills of Himalayas and just about 250 km away from the capital of India - Delhi. At times, it is an underrated romantic destination, but you shall surely add it to your bucket list for your next romantic holiday. Have a look to some of the romantic resorts when you plan your next romantic vacation in Dehradun.

    •    Rio Resort
    •    Hotel Aketa Dehradun
    •    Lemon Tree Hotel, Dehradun
    •    Jaypee Residency Manor
    •    Honeymoon Inn Mussoorie
    •    JW Marriott Mussoorie Walnut Grove Resort &
    •    Vishranti Resorts
    •    Hotel Rajpur Heights
    •    Royal Orchid Fort Resort
    •    Ida Hotel
    •    Rokeby Manor, Mussoorie

  • Q. Which are the best budget stays in Dehradun?

    Dehradun is perfectly poised to offer an experience that is both, unique and authentic! And for all the local markets and other spots around if you are looking for budget hotels then read below:

    •    Mandakini Hotel
    •    Hotel Heritage
    •    North Star Residency
    •    Hotel Kamla Palace
    •    Hotel Doon Castle UNA Smart
    •    Hotel Queens Pearl Inn
    •    Hotel Daichi

  • Q. Which are the most luxury resorts in Dehradun?

    Tucked in the picturesque Himalayan foothills, Dehradun has some of the most luxurious resorts for your next vacation. Have a quick look to a few:

    •    Lemon Tree Hotel, Dehradun antic holiday.
    •    Shaheen Bagh (a boutique resort & spa)
    •    Four Points by Sheraton Dehradun
    •    Hotel Saffron Leaf
    •    Vishranti Resorts
    •    Jaypee Residency Manor
    •    Hotel Madhuban Dehradun
    •    Riverstone Cottages
    •    Seyfert Sarovar Portico